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    Review Of Tax Deal With NZ Proposed

Review Of Tax Deal With NZ Proposed

A review of the New Zealand-Fiji Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement has been highlighted by Government as an area for immediate consideration and co-operation. The Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism,

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    NZ Gives Fiji Red Cross $75K

NZ Gives Fiji Red Cross $75K

In a bid to support the ongoing relief effort for Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam victims in Vanuatu, Tuvalu, and Kiribati, the New Zealand High Commission has joined hands with the

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    Aust, Fiji Sign Work Deal

Aust, Fiji Sign Work Deal

More Fijians will now have the chance to go and work temporarily in Australia. This is after the Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations, Jioji Konrote signed the Memorandum

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    Accused Texted Victim After Death

Accused Texted Victim After Death

A man accused of burning his friend to death texted the victim days after his death saying whoever committed the crime “deserves to be in jail for good”. Shivneel Kumar,

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    Firefighters’ Long Wait For Residency

Firefighters’ Long Wait For Residency

They fight fires across the Tasman, but three Southland-based Fijian men are now preparing to wage their own battle to gain New Zealand residency. The trio; Vuniyani Qoro, Napolioni Qasevakatini

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    2 Fijian Men Accused Of South Auckland Burning Death Went On ‘Spending Spree’

2 Fijian Men Accused Of South Auckland Burning Death Went On ‘Spending Spree’

Two men accused of burning their friend to death on a rural South Auckland road went on a “spending spree” with his life savings only days after the incident, the

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    Bainimarama Sends Key Well Wishes

Bainimarama Sends Key Well Wishes

The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, yesterday sent his well wishes to his New Zealand counterpart, John Key, on the commemoration of Waitangi Day. “On behalf of the Government and the

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    Sevens Fever

Sevens Fever

Fijians in Wellington get into the spirit of the Wellington Sevens Parade as they lead the Vodafone Fiji 7s team through the New Zealand capital yesterday. The pre-tournament hype is

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    Fijian Named In NZ Baby Death

Fijian Named In NZ Baby Death

A heavily pregnant Fijian teenager has pleaded not guilty to murdering a baby. Name suppression for 18-year-old Shayal Upashna Sami was lifted yesterday at the High Court in Christchurch, New

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4250 Places For Seasonal Work

  4250 Places For Seasonal Work

There would be 4250 places available in the entire Australian Seasonal Worker Programmes for 2015 and 2016. This was confirmed

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Dreamz Production Audition In June

  Dreamz Production Audition In June

Here’s your chance to act in a movie. New Zealand-based Dreamz Production (DP), movie house is expected to shoot another

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NZ’s No.5 Squadron Remembered

  NZ’s No.5 Squadron Remembered

This Saturday, the Royal New Zealand Air Force will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the withdrawal of its 5 Squadron

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Aussies Snubbed?

  Aussies Snubbed?

Top Government and Judiciary members conspicuously stayed away from the Australia Day celebrations in Suva last night. It underscored continuing

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Prime Minister Sends Well Wishes To Australian Counterpart

  Prime Minister Sends Well Wishes To Australian Counterpart

The Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has sent well wishes to the Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, on the celebration of

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Seasonal Workers To Leave Next Month

  Seasonal Workers To Leave Next Month

The first batch of 30 seasonal workers for New Zealand will leave in February. However, the Minister for Employment, Productivity

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World War I: Relatives Of Indigenous Soldiers Fight for Recognition 100 years On

  World War I: Relatives Of Indigenous Soldiers Fight for Recognition 100 years On

There is a growing push for better recognition of Indigenous Australian soldiers, many of whom had to lie about their

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February Meet For leaders

  February Meet For leaders

Pacific island leaders will meet in Sydney, Australia in February to discuss regional architecture. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has given

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Murdered Children’s Family Grieve

  Murdered Children’s  Family Grieve

There were emotional scenes in Cairns yesterday as family members attended a memorial near the home where eight children were

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Defying The Odds

  Defying The Odds

Blind Fijian student Sovaia Sisi Coalala gets a congratulatory kiss from her husband Fuata Faktaufon after she graduated with  double

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Fiji/ New Zealand Defence Co-operation Renewed

  Fiji/ New Zealand Defence  Co-operation Renewed

Fiji looks forward to renewing defence cooperation between Fiji and New Zealand. The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola

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Gunman Faced Sexual Charges

  Gunman Faced Sexual Charges

– The gunman behind the Sydney cafe siege was facing up to 50 sexual offence charges, according to court documents

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Fijian Links To Siege Gunman

  Fijian Links To Siege Gunman

Members of a US Fijian family, with links to Noleen Hayson Pal, the slain ex-wife of the Sydney Siege gunman,

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Fijian Pastor Faces Trial For Under-age Sex Charges

  Fijian Pastor Faces Trial For Under-age Sex Charges

The case of a Fijian church pastor charged with a raft of child sex offences is set to go to

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42 Fijians Get Australia Awards

  42 Fijians Get Australia Awards

The Australian High Commission hosted a pre-departure briefing yesterday for 42 Fijians who will study in Australia on Australia Award

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Criteria for Seasonal Work Set

  Criteria for Seasonal Work Set

Only healthy, productive workers behaving right are eligible for the Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) Workers Scheme. This was confirmed by

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Fijian Flag Flies High At Santa Parade

  Fijian Flag Flies High At Santa Parade

While Fiji may have lost in the Dubai 7s last weekend, a bunch of countrymen were flying the national flag

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Konrote Warns Bogus Recruiters

  Konrote Warns Bogus Recruiters

Government has warned bogus operators trying to recruit Fijians for New Zealand seasonal work that they will be tracked down.

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NZ Help For Dairy Farmers

  NZ Help For Dairy Farmers

Further assistance is coming Fiji’s way through New Zealand. This time it’s in the dairy industry. New Zealand High Commissioner

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Family Men In Big Drug Bust

  Family Men In Big Drug Bust

Three men allegedly caught red-handed trying to import nearly three tonnes of illicit drugs are unassuming family men with a

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Jasa Veremalua
Fiji Rugby 7s rep
April 2017
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